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Section 1. Company Identification and Product Information

Product Name or Identity: Brilliant Green Agar (ISO)
Manufacturer’s Name: Acumedia Manufacturers, Inc. Emergency Phone No.: 517/372-9200
740 East Shiawassee Fax No.: 517/372-0108
Lansing, Michigan 48912 e-mail:

Date Prepared or Revised: March 2008 Chemtrec: (800) 424-9300

Outside US and Canada: (703) 527-3887

Section 2. Composition / Information on Hazardous Ingredients

This product is a mixture of the substances listed below with the addition of nonhazardous materials.
Hazardous Components CAS-No. % Hazard
Specific Chemical Identity: Symbol
Sodium Phosphate 7558-79-4 3.1% Xi (Irritant)

Section 3. Health Hazard Identification

Health Hazards: Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment.
(Acute and Chronic) R 36 / 37 / 38, Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.

Section 4. First Aid Measures

Emergency / General Information: No special measures required.
First Aid
Procedures: Ingestion: If swallowed, seek medical attention if symptoms occur. Show physician product label or
Inhalation: If inhaled, supply fresh air or oxygen. Seek medical attention if breathing becomes labored or
Eye Contact: Rinse opened eye for at least 15 minutes under running water, lifting lower and upper
eyelids occasionally. Seek medical attention.
Skin Contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Immediately wash with plenty of soap and water for at
least 15 minutes. Wash clothing before reuse. Seek medical attention if irritation develops.

Section 5. Fire and Explosion Hazard Data

Flash Point (Method Used): N/A Flammable Limits: LEL – N/A
Extinguishing Media: Use CO2, ABC multipurpose dry chemical, or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or
alcohol resistant foam.
Protective Equipment: No special measures required.

Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: During heating or in case of fire, poisonous gases may be produced.

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Section 6. Accidental Release Measures

Personal Precautions: Not required.

Environmental Precautions: Prevent dispersion of material. Wipe up with damp sponge or mop.

Clean-up Methods: No special measures required.

Section 7. Handling and Storage

Handling: Protect against physical damage. Ensure good ventilation / exhaustion.

Storage: Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: 2 - 30°C

Do not store together with oxidizing agents. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.
Other Precautions: No special measures required.

Section 8. Exposure Controls / Personal Protection

Components with limit values that require monitoring:
This product does not contain any relevant quantities of materials with critical values that have to be monitored at the


Additional Information: Personal Protection listed below are general requirements for laboratory personnel. Follow the
usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals / powder. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing.

Personal Protective Equipment:

Keep away from food, beverages, and feed.
Wash hands before and after entering laboratory.

Breathing Equipment: In case of brief exposure, use a chemical fume hood or a NIOSH/MSHA-approved respiratory.

Hand Protection: Use chemical resistant gloves.

Eye Protection: Wear safety glasses or goggles.

Body Protection: Wear lab coat or other protective work clothing.

Section 9. Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance: Homogenous free-flowing powder, beige with a green tinge.

Boiling Point: Not determined Density: Not determined

Flash Point: Not applicable Melting Point: Not determined

Auto Igniting: Product is not self-igniting Solubility in Water: Soluble

Danger of explosion: Product does not present an pH: 6.9 ± 0.2 @ 25°C
explosion hazard.
Solvent Content: Organic solvents – 0.0% Solids Content: 100.0%

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Section 10. Stability and Reactivity

Stability: Unstable
Stable X Conditions to Avoid: No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Incompatibility (Materials to Avoid): Incompatible with strong oxidizers.
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: No dangerous decomposition products known.
Hazardous Polymerization: May Occur
Will Not Occur X No dangerous reactions known.

Section 11. Toxicological Information

LD/LC50 values that are relevant:
LD50: ORL-RAT, .017 mg/kg, Sodium Phosphate (7558-79-4)

Carcinogenicity Classification:
IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) - Not listed
NTP (National Toxicology Program) - Not listed

Irritant: Irritant to eyes, skin, and mucous membranes.

Sensitization: No sensitizing effects know.
Subacute to chronic toxicity: Target organs: Eyes and skin.
Additional toxicological information: Irritant.

Section 12. Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity Tests:
Generally not hazardous to water. The ecological effects have not been thoroughly investigated, but currently none have
been identified.

Section 13. Disposal Considerations

Waste Disposal Method: Dispose in accordance with all applicable federal (40 CFR 261.3), state, and local environmental
regulations. Smaller quantities can be disposed of with solid waste.
RCRA Hazardous Waste: No
Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material if questions arise.
Container Information: Do not remove labels from containers until they have been cleaned.

Section 14. Transport Information

DOT Regulations:
Not Regulated

Land Transport ADR/RID (cross-border)

Not Regulated

Maritime Transport IMDG:

Not Regulated
Marine Pollutant: No

Air Transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:

Not Regulated

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Section 15. Regulatory Information

EU Regulations, Hazard Symbol(s):
Sodium Phosphate: Xi (Irritant)

Risk Phrases:
R 36 / 37 / 38, Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.

Safety Phrases:
S 7, Keep container tightly closed.
S 22, Do not breathe dust.
S26, In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 36, Wear suitable protective clothing.

Section 16. Other Information

This document is believed to be correct, but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide.
Acumedia Manufacturers, Inc. shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above
product. These suggestions should not be confused with state, municipal or insurance requirements, and constitute NO

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Rev New, March 2008